Battle against GM soy intensifies in Brazil

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Illegally smuggled into Brazil 14 years ago, transgenic soy has proved a boon to domestic farmers and now accounts for 85 percent of total production. But five million Brazilian farmers are now locked in a legal feud with US biotech giant Monsanto, the GM soy seed manufacturer, and are refusing to pay crop royalties. In the mid-1990s Monsanto began commercializing its genetically modified soy in the United States.

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